Quantity Surveyor in Gloucestershire

42,000

50,000

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Based in the West of England, our client is a privately owned environmental business that offers both contracting and consulting services to various blue chip companies, major housing developers and local authorities throughout the UK including Aecom, Harworth Estates, Redrow, Galliford Try and Sainsburys.  Having been established for over 25 years, they are a leading name within the industry, successfully undertaking technical brownfield and blue infrastructure projects and programmes across the UK.

Our client is renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with outstanding career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development and with their close management team; they are able to offer a strong family feel to the business.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As part of their ongoing company expansion, my client has identified the requirement for a Quantity Surveyor to join the business. The requirement will be based from the office in Gloucester and will involve site visits. The main responsibility will be managing and coordinating the external and internal commercial outputs and processes associated with remediation and enabling projects.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, as a Quantity Surveyor, you will work closely with the Operational and Bid team in order to develop and implement project financial processes; Assist in collation of variation cost proposals; produce applications for payment / valuations; support the negotiation of final accounts; attend client meetings; ensure compliance with contract conditions; and work closely with project managers to forecast, monitor and update project financial performance and cashflow and compare against tender stage budget to name just a few duties.

REQUIREMENTS

For this exciting opportunity, you will be degree qualified in a related discipline and hold a minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a Quantity Surveyor role. Experience in the fields remediation, earthworks and/or groundworks is required and working knowledge of NEC forms of contract is essential.

Furthermore, as this is predominately an office based opportunity, you must reside within commutable distance from their office in Gloucester.

REWARDS AND BENEFITS

For this permanent opportunity, the salary has been left negotiable as the specifics will depend on previous experience and suitability however successful professionals can expect to target a basic salary of £42,000 – £50,000 per annum.

In addition to this, a competitive package will be offered which includes 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, company mobile and laptop, expenses for accommodation and subsistence will be paid, the opportunity to opt in or out of the company private health insurance, company life cover (4 times your annual salary) and enrolment on to the company pension scheme (6% paid by employer and 3% paid by employee).

In addition to this, due to the team structure, fantastic career progression opportunities are available.

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About this Recruiter

Laura Pyle
Senior Consultant

A bit about me

I have worked in construction recruitment for 10 years now, having joined Cityscape Recruitment back in 2013 as a resourcer for the civil engineering team. Over the years, I progressed in my role and have successfully built my own desk specialising in recruitment for the demolition and remediation sectors, which has now been established for over 7 years. With vast experience under my belt and even more to offer, I am now also recruiting back within the general civil engineering market, working with Tier 1 main contractors and specialist subcontractors within the infrastructure, utilities, and rail sectors. Outside of work, I enjoy going to the gym, taking part in park runs and holidaying in sunny destinations.
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We use our specialist industry knowledge to help introduce and guide construction professionals into companies that best suit their desired career aspirations and personal goals. From Quantity Surveyors to Site Managers to Civil Engineers, we work to the same objective of helping to enhance their careers.

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At Cityscape Recruitment we have teams of consultants who find opportunities for construction professionals in the following sectors:

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Our Residential Development team recruits for the very broad range of roles available in the Construction and Civil Engineering industries. From Quantity Surveyor to Technical Coordinator to Project Manager.

They can also recruit for the complete range of seniorities within these specialist areas. From Graduate roles, up to Heads of Departments and Managing Directors

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Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape. 

Some of our key clients are Statom Group, 8Build, AJ Morrisroe and Sons, VolkerFitzpatrick, Troy Group and Bellway Homes. 

Whatever your career aspirations may be, we will have the opportunities and the industry knowledge to share with you.

Our office is in Rickmansworth, West Hertfordshire. We are, therefore, best placed to provide recruitment services for London, the Home Counties, and the Southern Region of the country. However, we can and do recruit for the whole of the UK and have made many successful placements for construction professionals in the Midlands and the North and West regions of the country. 

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Initially, they will arrange a meeting to talk through your CV and career history. They will encourage you to go into detail about your background and experiences, capabilities and responsibilities, personal circumstances and any other factors they feel are relevant to help them build up a well-rounded profile of you. 

We take extraordinary care in matching professionals to an opportunity – one that will help enhance their careers and a clients’ team. We therefore also use this meeting to empower you in your career. Using our extensive knowledge of the construction industry, we would provide in-depth overviews of businesses, projects and available roles, and guidance on where your strengths will add the most value and career potential. 

After this meeting, the consultant will speak to a number of their clients about you and your CV. Who they speak to can be either jointly agreed upon or you can trust the judgement and expertise of the consultant to contact clients they feel are the best fit for your experience and goals.

If any clients are interested in meeting with you, the consultant will manage the interview process, coaching you before any interviews if required. (Further guidance can be found here.)

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